Charges pending in Kuznia death

By Enterprise Staff The man involved in the shooting death of a Karlstad Marine on New Year’s Day 2019 has been officially charged with murder, among other accusations.  Lance Cpl. Andrew M. Johnson was on duty with Lance Cpl. Riley Kuznia, of Karlstad, in the early morning hours of Jan. 1, 2019, at Marine Barracks…

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Evidence presented in arson case

By Enterprise Staff In an hour and a half hearing Monday, June 10, Kittson County Assistant Attorney Richard Lee questioned Andrea Bexell, a fire marshal for the state of Minnesota, regarding the case of possible arson at the Caribou Grill in Hallock. The contested omnibus hearing took place at the request of defendant Tami DeVore,…

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Hallock City Council holds public hearing to set fire call rates

By Margie Holmgren A public hearing was held during the June regular Hallock City Council meeting to receive input on the ordinance allowing the fire department to bill for fire calls. No one from the public attended but discussion between the council, Fire Chief Kevin Klein and attorney George Hanson was held on the amounts…

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Commission votes to switch auditing firms

By Anna Jauhola The commission voted to switch auditing firms and hire BradyMartz for the next three years, pending confirmation the county can break its contract with Hoffman, Philipp & Knutson, PLLC. The county had troubles with its 2015 audit after the state auditor’s office found discrepancies. In her last visit to the board, Colleen…

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Kittson Pharmacy set to open Aug. 5

By Anna Jauhola Kittson Pharmacy is set to open in August inside the Kittson Healthcare Clinic on the south end of town. The space occupies the former human resources office and will be a full service facility for in-house and outside prescriptions. The pharmacy will be a for-profit entity, meant to be a revenue source…

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Gullander’s Hardware to celebrate 125 years

By Anna Jauhola For the last 125 years, Gullander’s Hardware has been a standard fixture in Hallock. Owner Tim Gustafson hopes it continues to be a family-owned business for many years to come. Tim is the fourth generation to own Gullander’s Hardware. His son, Guy, is now the fifth generation to work in the business.…

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Hallock City Council Minutes, Monday, May 6, 2019

Minutes of the regular meeting of the Hallock City Council Monday, May 6, 2019 CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Dave Treumer called the Regular Meeting of the Hallock City Council to order at 5:40 p.m. on May 6, 2019. Those Present: Mayor Dave Treumer, Naomi Larson, Kevin Waller, Jennifer Peterson, and Mike Totleben. Absent: None Also,…

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Ordinance Establishing Fees for Emergency Protection Fire Services

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING FEES FOR EMERGENCY PROTECTION FIRE SERVICES The City Council of Hallock, Minnesota ordains and revises the City Code as follows: SECTION 10.08: FEES FOR EMERGENCY PROTECTION FIRE SERVICES Subd. 1: Purpose and Intent This ordinance is adopted for the purpose of authorizing the City of Hallock to charge for fire service as…

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Pamela K. Anderson, 71

Pamela K. Anderson, 71, a lifelong resident of Hallock, Minn., passed away at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center on Wednesday evening, June 5, 2019. Pamela was born in Hallock on July 26, 1947, one of four children born to David and Kathleen (Stannage) Anderson. She attended Hallock Public schools and worked as a teller at Northwestern…

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Wind chills, temps dangerously low through Thursday

  Take caution as the area endures dangerously low wind chills and temperatures through this week! (Enterprise Photo by Anna Jauhola)By Enterprise Staff Over the next several days, people in Kittson County and the surrounding areas are advised to take great caution if they are planning to be outside. The National Weather Service in Grand…

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